Minister: (Govt taking steps to strengthen Parliament: Marriyum)

Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the government has taken a number of steps to strengthen the Parliament and for the capacity building of the parliamentarians.

She was addressing the meeting of Pakistan-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group and 6-member delegation of UK Parliament here on Tuesday.

She briefed the delegation about the parliamentary system of Pakistan and over all political reforms. The meeting also discussed the Kashmir issue, strengthening democracy, cooperation in counterterrorism, and Pak-UK bilateral relations.

The UK Parliamentarians showed keen interest in further cementing the relationships with Pakistan. They also appreciated the fact that democracy is fast taking roots in Pakistan.

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